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CNN
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
christmas at the white house. first lady michelle obama was presented with the official white house christmas tree. >> it's a go. good. we can have christmas now. >> thank you so much. >> daughter sasha and malia gave the 19 footer from north carolina the onceover. michelle obama gives it thumbs up, says we'll take it. meanwhile, the oregon state university men's basketball team got the presidential treatment this thanksgiving. president obama seen here joking with the team. first lady invited the team and her brother, who is the coach to have dinner with the family. >>> just ahead, two women fired after a picture surfaces on facebook. one of them is flipping the bird during a trip to the tomb of the unknowns. is this fair? we're on the case. >>> plus, two people dead and a dozen in serious condition. did you see this? a tragic pileup involving 100 vehicles on a highway. we're now hearing what's to blame here. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why shoul
NBC
Nov 23, 2012 11:00am PST
ash county to washington. you can see first lady michelle obama along with her daughters welcoming the tree to the white house. >>> speaking of christmas trees, bay area cities are getting ready to ring in the christmas season. you can come on downtown to san jose. that's where i will be tonight opening the ice skating rink at 5:30 tonight. olympic gold medalist kris kristi yamaguchi will be there. then our own meteorologist christina loren will be at san francisco's square lighting the tree. this is the 48th annual tree lighting there. that gets under way at 5:30 tonight. looking forward to it. >> oh, yes, indeed. >> we have to bundle up? >>> it will be chilly out there in san jose and san francisco. temperatures feeling like the 50s because of the winds we're expecting to pick up. you can meet our own marla tellez out there tonight in san jose. christmas in the park. we meet back here on cyber monday. the christmas tree will be all lit up. we are looking forward to that. as we head through the day, clear conditions prevail. it is beautiful out there. winds are picking up a touch.
SFGTV
Nov 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
america which works with the private sector and our first lady, michelle obama, to address the epidemic of childhood obesity, and blue cross blue shield announced the 10 cities will play host to "play streets," and not surprisingly san francisco has been designated as one of the cities. each city will host at least four play street events, by closing streets and opening them up for kids and families to be out and enjoy the public right-of-way in a different way than just passing through it. very much i akin to sunday streets. they will receive funds and technical assistance. an extension of the sunday street umbrella. probably much smaller than a big center street closure. we will work with neighborhoods to identify the ones they would like to us to close - we had a discussion a few months back about being more friendly to these kinds of activities. that concludes my report. >> chairman nolan: members of the board, questions or comments? >> congratulations on the play street grant. i know this board and the public in general has shown his huge appetite for speeding up transit a
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 1:00am PST
question number one on the flamboyant women michelle obama went on tv to respond to the controversy over her new book. >> i guess it's more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here a strong woman and, you know, but that's been an image that people have tried to paint of me since, you know, the day barack announced that i'm some angry black woman. >> bill: okay, now mrs. obama is a lawyer making her the third first lady to hold a postgraduate degree. who is the first? first first lady. >> she is the third? >> bill: that's right, doocy. here we go. and roll the tape. no, the answer is d, hillary clinton. you both got it wrong. hillary clinton. >> bill: got a little master's degree, right? and then laura bush, i believe has a librarian masters. >> i will be darn. >> bill: question number two, marilyn monroe no advanced tree. often played a ditsy blonde and reportedly felt that critics didn't give her enough credit for acting skills. though she was nominated for oscar she did win a golden globe for her role in what film? golden globe what film? seven year itch. gentlemen prefer
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 3:00am PST
oregon state university basketball team. the head coach, of course, is michelle obama's brother, craig robinson. >> and this morning first lady michelle obama will weome the white house christmas tree. this is a look at last year's tree. this year's 19 foot frasier fir will arrive from ashe county, north carolina. it will be displayed in the blue room. >> thanksgiving not just for the earthwound. the three-man crew above the international 135is station celebrated with a big feast including smoked turkey. thermostabilized yams, yum. that sounds good, doesn't it? and russian mashed potatoes. that's a nod to the two russian crewmen on the station. they also had corn and cranberry apple dessert. astronauts have been giving thanks at zero gravity since 2000. >> feeling lucky this holiday season? the powerball jackpot keeps on climbing and climbing. now at an eye-popping $325 million. the next drawing is tomorrow night at 10:59 eastern. we want to know what you would spend $325 million on. i would go to town on the dollar menu at mcdonald's. you tell us what you would do. tweet us @ea
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 4:00am PST
four hours' time michelle obama will welcome a christmas tree to the white house. you're having a look at last year's tree there. this year's is a 19 foot frasier fir. it will arrive at about 11:00 a.m. eastern from ashe county, north carolina. and it will be displayed in the blue room. >>> it was a triple serving of nfl football on thanksgiving day. it started in detroit as always. the texans had a 34-31 victory overover-the-lions. a gaffe by lions' coach jim schwartz on this play right here. the texans running back appeared down. still ran for a touchdown. now the coach of the lions threw the challenge flag here. but, it was negated, a negated automatic review because he threw the flag and it may have tossed the team a game. if you throw the flag on a scoring play it negates the automatic review. still he should have known better. and the lions went on to lose. meanwhile in dallas, the cowboys lost to the washington redskins 38-31. washington quarterback robert griffin the third, rg3 was the star throwing for over 300 yards and four touchdowns. he looked great. also looking grea
NBC
Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
capitol is getting into the holiday spirit today. >> first lady michelle obama will be presented with the official white house christmas tree. would you have video of mrs. obama receiving the tree last year. this year's tree will be a 19-foot tall frazier fur from north carolina. it will be on display in the blue room of the white house. >> that's pretty cool. they come by horse-drawn carriage. you strap it to the top of the car without falling off. >> yeah, and i have a fake one. i think i'd rather have the presidential one. >> get you some of that pine spray. get the smell in the house. >> thanks for joining us this morning. thanks for being here as well marla. >> it's fun. >>> good morning. >>> good morning. ready, set, shop. black friday bargain hunters flooding stores nationwide hoping to snag great deals. is at sign
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
number one on the flamboyant women michelle obama went on tv to respond to the controversy over her new book. >> i guess it's more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here a strong woman and, you know, but that's been an image that people have tried to paint of me since, you know, the day barack announced that i'm some angry black woman. >> bill: okay, now mrs. obama is a lawyer making her the third first lady to hold a postgraduate degree. who is the first? first first lady. >> she is the third? >> bill: that's right, doocy. here we go. and roll the tape. no, the answer is d, hillary clinton. you both got it wrong. hillary clinton. >> bill: got a little master's degree, right? and then laura bush, i believe has a librarian masters. >> i will be darn. >> bill: question number two, marilyn monroe no advanced tree. often played a ditsy blonde and reportedly felt that critics didn't give her enough credit for acting skills. though she was nominated for oscar she did win a golden globe for her role in what film? golden globe what film? seven year itch. gentlemen prefer blon
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 1:15am EST
tabloids when barack and michele obama visited buckingham palace with a first time in march 2009. at a reception for heads of state attending did g20 summit the queen and circulated informally through the crowd of high-powered gas. as michele and the queen were talking, they turned toward one of her ladies in waiting to show their difference in height. the queen is about 5-foot three or five ft. four. michele, as you know, nearly 6 feet. the first lady put her arm around the queen and responded by lightly in circling machel's waste. the palace videographer told me that they were totally spontaneous gestures. the tabloid it made a fuss about what they called an unthinkable protocol violation by the american first lady. in fact, the queen was completely relaxed about what heard top advisers called for a display of affection and appreciation. elizabeth's day at the kentucky derby was arranged by one of her closest american friends, will ferris, a former ambassador to britain and a fellow in thoroughbred breeder. during her fifth private holiday on his horse farm in kentucky, her fir
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
washington, d.c. a little over an hour from now, the first lady, michelle obama, will be presented with the white house christmas tree. it was selected in october and harvested this month. christmas trees are a tradition for many people this time of year. there's another tradition that gives special meaning, the real meaning to the holiday season for christians worldwide. i'm talking about the story of the birth of jesus christ. now a new book challenges everything you may think you know. and you'll never guess who the author is. co-editor of cnn's belief belong. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> this book was written by the pope? >> it was. i thought you were going to say it was written by me, which would have been nice. but, no, it's written by the pope. it really spells out important pieces of the christmas story tradition that the pope says are wrong. three points. the timing, the animals and the angels. >> so let's start with the timing. s. >> historical ly, the calendar has revolved around the year jesus was born, which people usually recognize as the year zero. the pope is
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am PST
lady michelle obama was presented with this 19 foot frazier fur from jefferson, north carolina. it was selected back in october. the tree will be on display in the blue room. the national christmas tree association has presented the christmas tree every year since 1966. here's how jay leno says the obamas spent their thanksgiving. >>> today is a little quieter. here's what elz we are working on. protesters in egypt are outraged over president morsi's -- thousands now call him the new pharaoh. is the new president pulling away from democracy? ever wonder what it takes to load a plane before takeoff? how your bags get from point a to point b. we have an exclusive look at a flight pit crew. plus, they're booming with talent. hollywood baby boomers breaking the mold proving age is just a number. how the boomers are now also being called the me generation. this is the cnn newsroom, and it's all happening right now. an] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve proble
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am EST
lady michelle obama will be presented with the official white house christmas tree today. it is a 19-foot fur from jefferson, south carolina that this month.ed they have been presenting the official white house christmas tree for display in the blue room each year since 1966. so that's a little history. coming up next, we will take a look at how the federal government is preparing for the so-called sequestration, the automatic spending cuts to defense and domestic spending. later, a discussion of reforming the u.s. postal service by the end of this year. the u.s. postal service lost $16 billion in the fiscal 2012. many are calling for this congress to do something to reform how the postal service works. those are our topics coming up next. we will be right back. >[video clip] >> what about the soviet union, khrushchev announced tomorrow that if we attack cuba that it's going to be nuclear war? >> this is such a serious thing that we will be uneasy and things happening. we've got to do something. >> all right. " i would want to keep my own people very alert. >> tell them hang on tight
KRON
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
michelle obama and the daughters received the official christmas tree. it's a 19 ft. freezer firm from a farm in north carolina. it is specifically for the blue room in the white house. we'll have more with the kron4 and a's will we continue after the break. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >> we have been filing a fatal crash this morning with a mini van running into the back of a chp vehicle that was pulled over on the side of 1 01 and embarcadero. will tran has been giving us more information throughout the morning. two people ejected out that many van and one was survive and airlifted? >> yes. there is the as to be all crumbled and rolled up several times. it will be here for quite some time as investigators take measurements and see if they can talk to any possible witnesses. the chp car there looks like the back of it got
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 8:00am PST
pennsylvania avenue as of a new moments ago. first lady michelle obama, along with sasha, malia and first dog beau were presented with this year's tree. it's a tree from north carolina. if you've ever had the chance to be at the white house at christmastime it is one of the magnificent decorations inside that house. arthel: it's beginning to look a lot like christmas. i love it. black friday shoppers dealing with more than just long lines and big crowds today, they are facing picketing workers at many walmart stores. their unions are flexing muscles and one of the bussist shopping days of the years. james rosen is live at a walmart in land over hills, maryland, how many picketers are out there? >> at this point it's all done, but it was quite a different scene earlier arthel. we are awaiting some word from walmart stores inc, the national chain as to how many members of its u.s. workforce of 1.4 million employees walked off the job today. early indications are that it is a very small fraction. here in suburban maryland in answer to your question roughly 400 protestors were carried here on fiv
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 2:00pm EST
tree each year since 1966. [instrumental of o christmas tree] ♪ >> first lady michelle obama, her daughters and their dog came out to watch the arrival. president obama was not on hand. he took advantage of the nice weather to play his first round of golf in several months. >> happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> i think we will take it. it is a go. it is good. we can have christmas now. well done. >> how does it look? >> it is gorgeous. it is perfect. we are going to take it. you all take care. >> here is some of what we have coming up for you today here on c-span. nobel laureate and burmese opposition leader aung san suu kyi excess the congressional gold medal, followed by another congressional gold medal ceremony with professional golfer arnold palmer. later, african-american photographers talk about the integrity of photojournalism. watch the history of the presidential appointment process at george mason university tonight at 9:00 eastern here on c-span. >> i can remember barack obama's speech in 2004. the democratic national convention, this dazzling speech that instantly makes
CNN
Nov 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
official white house christmas tree has arrived here in washington. first lady michelle obama, she's on hand to welcome the tree along with daughters sasha, malia and there you see him there, the first dog, bo. >> it's beautiful. it's exactly what we need. we're going to take it. i think we're good. >> time to decorate that thing, i think. this year's tree is a 19-foot frazier fir from jefferson, north carolina. it will be on display throughout the holiday season in the white house blue room, a tradition that dates back to 1966. a pretty good tree. definitely one to put us in the holiday spirit if we weren't already, joe. >> absolutely. and they really decorate that tree too. it's just amazing what they do with it. people all over the country want to emulate it. >> it's going to be nice to see. and i saw they had the official man and the top hat and everything else. >> with the clydesdales. >> yeah. exactly. i'm getting a bit of the holiday bug between that and the shopping of course. >> of course. thanks so much, lisa sylvester. >>> rebel forces in syria seize control of desperately
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am PST
back at some of the worst. president obama's 2010 trip to india, u.s. congresswoman michelle bachmann and others on the right were up in arms over rumors about what the trip woulds cost. >> i think we know that just within a day or so the president of the united states will be taking a trip over to india that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day. we have never seen a trip at this level before of this level of excess. and i think it's not a good signal to send to the american people when the american people are quite frankly struggling right now with high job losses. >> you know -- >> anyway, for comparison by the way $200 million a day would have surpassed the daily cost of the war in afghanistan at the time. that nonfactual story from michele bachmann about the cost of obama's trip which started by by an unnamed source on an india news website and got into the either there. we can't talk about conspiracy theories without rush limbaugh. first day of the republican convention was canceled due to hurricane isaac. rush floated the idea that president obama was so
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